RDF19 Speaker Details
The NHS R&D Forum are delighted to announce the following speakers for RDF19, The 2019 Annual NHS R&D Forum. RDF19 will be held at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton from the 12th-14th May 2019. The Annual NHS R&D Forum is one of the largest gatherings of R&D Directors, Managers, Administrators and related functions in the UK. RDF18 saw over 600 people attend the 2 day conference with 60 speakers, over 60 posters and more than 20 exhibitors.
Job Title: Research Operational Lead, Northern Ireland (NI)
Organisation: Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT)
Sally started her early administrative career in 1988 working in a number of health and social care facilities in Northern Ireland before moving and taking up a post within the British Medical Association, BMA House, London. She then took a career break in 1995 for a year to travel prior to returning to work in her local Health and Social Care Trust, in Northern Ireland (NI). In 2000 Sally returned to her studies and completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Services Management and Masters in Public Administration.
Since 2007 Sally has worked in the area of research governance and management. She is the head of department for the Research Office, supporting the Research Manager and Lead Research Nurse Manager, who manage the research administrative staff in the R&D Office, national co-ordinating function team for NI (HSC Research Application Gateway), and a team of research nursing staff within the WHSCT. She is based in the Clinical Translational Research & Innovation Centre (C-TRIC), which is a partnership between the WHSCT, Ulster University and Derry & Strabane District Council.
Sally is the Research Operational Lead for NI, working with R&D Offices and research networks in NI, and working closely with her other UK Operational Lead colleagues and Mary Cubitt, Programme Manager of the Four Nations NHS/HSC Compatibility Programme.